Monday, January 22, 2007

Tora! Tora! Tora! (movie)

Title: Tora! Tora! Tora!

Directed by: Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku

Year, production: 1970, USA/Japan

Cast: Martin Balsam, Tatsuya Mihashi, Takahiro Tamura, James Whitmore, E. G. Marshall, ...

Runtime: 144 min

TORA! TORA ! TORA ! is a Japan signal to attack.
US goverments ignors posibility of Japa strike. Japan comunicates about strike were cought but never sent to goverment. On Sunday morning in1941, 7th of December Japan forces (planes) attacked Pearl Harbor. US forces were completely surprised and unprepared. More then 2000 US soldier were killed during that attack. 4 US battleships were sunk and 4 other destroyed. The attack put USA in World War II.

This movie is a classic one.

1 comment:

warmoviebuff said...

I agree. Definitely an underrated movie. It is very accurate. It has no chessy subplots like Midway. The air scenes are excellent and pre-CGI. A great tutorial on the battle!